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  • Vanderbilt Law School
  • Mississippi State University, Summa Cum Laude
  • Federalist Society
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Catalina L.C. Goodwin is originally from Mount Pleasant, Texas. She attended Mississippi State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2017. Ms. Goodwin then moved to Tennessee to attend Vanderbilt Law School. She was an Authorities Editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and the Vice President of the Federalist Society. Ms. Goodwin also participated in the Criminal Law Society and the Mock Trial Travel Team.

In 2018, Ms. Goodwin worked as a summer clerk for the Honorable Judge John McCalla in the Western District of Tennessee. The following summer, she began working for RDJS as a law clerk. Ms. Goodwin joined the firm as an attorney upon her admission to the Tennessee Bar.

Ms. Goodwin’s practice encompasses a variety of criminal defense work, including white collar crime, drug offenses, and sexual assault. She is a member of the Federalist Society, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Hamilton Burnett Inns of Court. 

Ms. Goodwin and her husband John have two dogs, Davy and Dolly.